Questions tagged [context-menu]

Questions about context sensitive menus; its manipulation and improvisation as per user's need.

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Add Refresh into context menu in Dolphin [duplicate]

Is it possible to add Refresh into the context menu in Dolphin (KDE Plasma) if I right-click on something?
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Right click from mouse immediately clicks on release - 20.04

So I’ve seen some very old forum questions about this issue, but could not find any known workaround that works in Ubuntu 20.04. The issue: When I right click I see the context menu, but it ...
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Where can app specific right click contextual menu be altered?

I've been looking into this for a while now, and no matter which .desktop file I look into, I can't change the Ubuntu file explorer "new documents" contextual menu. So I have chinese ...
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Context menu shortcut shift+f10 doesn not work for all applications in Kubuntu

I recently changed from Ubuntu 20.04 to Kubuntu 20.04 by running apt install kubuntu-desktop On the original Ubuntu, shift+f10 works everywhere (opening the context menu). But now it only works in ...
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Add "My App" to Context Menu in Ubuntu

I have developed an app "MonitorMe" for Ubuntu. In ubuntu I have seen now Microsoft has added Open With VS Code in Context menu without using Nautilus Action. I want to add an option in ...
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Edit context menu to open the selected video to rotate by some degree?

I am using MPV media player to play my all video files. In my hard-disk most of the videos are having larger in height and smaller in width (i.e; videos for mobile devices). So I need to rotate the ...
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Can I write a bash script and add it into right-click list of the graphical file explorer?

I am sort of new to Ubuntu/UNIX. I frequently need to use an ssh terminal over a device that I also mount via sshfs. I was wondering if it's possible to write a bash script like this, and have it ...
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Why is the window manager context menu not visible on other than client side decorated windows?

I use the windows manager context menu a lot. It's the Minimize/Maximise/Move/Resize/Always on Top etc. context menu. Lately, not sure when it happened, I only get that context menu on applications ...
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How to add "New Document" option to desktop context-menu? [duplicate]

I want to create any new document templates in desktop area not only in folders. When we add our templates to Templates folder in Ubuntu 20.04 it adds automatically "New Document" option to ...
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Nemo file manager - Context menu - Actions

I have Ubuntu 20.4. I have installed Nemo file manager to manage the desktop icons. I have added a custom action. What I am trying to achieve is: Enable icons for the Nemo Context menu (Icons are ...
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How do I modify the context menu in Nautilus or another file manager for Ubuntu 20.04.1?

I've tried to install nautilus-actions using this guide after a few others: https://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2019/01/install-nautilus-actions-ubuntu-18-04/ At step 2 it says: Reading package lists....
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Add Entries to the Context Menu

In Chrome and Gnome Terminal, I want to add context menu entries to search Youtube. Any pointers as to how that can be done?
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Xubuntu XFCE4 context menu position annoying behaviour

I am facing a very annoying behavior in Xubuntu, and I have been experiencing this since many versions (I think 16.04 is when I switched to Xubuntu) with many different computers so this problem has ...
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Edit/Remove existing File Manager (right-click/context menu) actions

Using classic Gnome and Nautilus with Ubuntu 18.04 I installed File-Manager-Actions, the replacement for Nautilus Actions. It's fine for adding new actions. But I want to EDIT the default actions. ...
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Random Chinese text in "New Document" dialog in right click menu of Nautilus

Should I be worried? I recently upgraded from 18.04. I checked the language configured in LibreOffice.
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Python-Caja Add Context Menu Entry

I added an item to the context menu but I have some problems that I don't know how to solve: Notepadqq opens on mouse hover and not on mouse click How can I pass the path of the file to open? Is ...
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Context menu missing when right-clicking on top panel in Ubuntu 20.04

I did a clean install of 20.04 a couple of days ago and have been customizing my machine since then. When I right-click on the top panel, the context menu doesn't appear. I am used to using earlier ...
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KDE Apps on Ubuntu 20.04 - Right Click Issue

I use Gnome desktop and depend on several KDE apps for my daily workflows. I have noticed that since migrating to a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04, all KDE apps have an issue with the mouse right click ...
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How do I make the right click context menu always appear below the mouse like macOS?

On macOS, if your cursor is near the bottom of the screen, the context menu appears below your cursor, but offset by the bottom of the screen, like this: . However, on Ubuntu, the menu opens above the ...
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How to change the terminal to Alacritty in "Open in Terminal" context mneu?

I currently using Alacritty terminal. Shortcut works fine. But when I click "Open in Terminal" in context menu, it still pops up the gnome terminal. So is there any way I could change to Alacritty?
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Lubuntu 20.04: context menu "Compress" not working after replacing ark with file-roller

I recently installed Lubuntu 20.04 and being dissatisfied with the archive manager Ark I decided to replace it with file-roller. Everything is fine except the "Compress" action in the context menu (...
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Nautilus compare in 20.04

Up to 18.04 it was possible to install nautilus-compare to get a context menu that provide a compare later and compare to option. Now that I'm trying an upgrade to 20.04 I'm wondering how to do this ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 dual display - menus not working on primary display

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a lenovo laptop with a 1920 x 1080 display. I have extended the desktop to my AOC 28" monitor (3840 x 2160). Any context menus on the primary display appear ...
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How to activate right-click menu on Application Launcher list entries in KDE Plasma?

I've just started using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma. In adding my frequently-used applications to the launcher bar, I noticed that there doesn't seem to be a way to do this using only the keyboard. For ...
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How to get the non-file rightclick menu when files is in list view?

When Gnome Files (nautilus) is in list view I sometimes still want to open the right-click menu that otherwise appears when you right-click into the empty space of a folder. (The one that lets you ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 teminal launcher from desktop changed to "Open in terminal"

After upgrading from 18.10 to 19.04, I noticed my terminals keep starting up in the Desktop folder instead of home. Finally I realized, out of years of habit, I start up terminals by right-clicking ...
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Change Context Menu option "Open in Terminal" of Nautilus to launch tilix In Ubuntu 18.04?

Trying here without success to change the terminal application to tilix when clicking on Open In Terminal in context menu of Nautilus; now, it launches gnome-terminal. Already installed and launched ...
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Add item into context menu in Dolphin

Is it possible to add new items into context menu in Dolphin (KDE Plasma) if I right click on something? I would like to make a script called Move to applications, which will show only if I right ...
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Change Gnome menu order in Ubuntu 19.04

When I right click on the desktop background image I get a pop-up menu. 99 percent of the time I want to open a new terminal, the bottom option in Ubuntu 18 and also my Red Hat system. After ...
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Did I find a (little) bug (empty space in the Nautilus context menu)?

I know that it's just a tiny graphic problem but do you also get a white line (or extra padding) after the last entry in the context menu?
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How compress rar with context menu nautilus

In Ubuntu 16.04 i right click folder and select compress type and split size but in 18.04 compress menu not like before and choose type menu in gone i install unrar zip unzip p7zip-full p7zip-rar rar ...
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Stuck UI on accidental dock panel click

I am running a vanilla installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell XPS laptop. I do not typically use Ubuntu or this model of laptop, but it seems to be a common configuration. When I try to switch to ...
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Open terminator settings after activating paste on right click

I installed terminator in Ubuntu 18.10 and want to have putty style pasting (right click = paste). This works, but unfortunately I'm unable to open the settings now. The settings were displayed in a ...
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How to set the right click menu popped out after the right click being done in GNOME 3 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and GNOME 3 and I found that different from Windows. When I press the right mouse button, the right click menu gets out. After I release that button, if the mouse pointer is on ...
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Remove context menu options in Files, Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I would like to remove the E-mail and Compress options from the context menu of Files (nautilus) in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. Any idea which file/s I would need to edit and it's location?
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Missing RabbitVCS icons in Ubuntu 18.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 last summer. From this time on I did not have context menu items for RabbitVCS anymore. All the menu items are still there - but no icons. Is there any solution ...
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gedit/ text editor document - how to show it in right click menu Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

when I right click on desktop I get the options like below. I use to create many new gedit/ text editor documents during day work. It's very hard to save the file first and then move it to required ...
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Context Menu Delete Option

Context menu delete option not found in Ubuntu 18. Do not like the extra steps of "Trash Can", want to flush immediately instead of having to take the stinky garbage out later. Have used that option ...
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How to change the size of right-click menu

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. When I right click cursor this menu opens very large. I want to make it small in size. How can I do that?
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Have multiple 'open with' applications in context menu

I work with a lot of csv files and I open them with either gedit or libreoffice at different times. I would like to have them both in the context menu to save time. In the past, there was this sub-...
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Why Does My Emoji Picker ibus Key Combo Fail to Respond in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

When I press Ctrl+Shift+E in a native Linux app (e.g., Gedit, TODO, Geary, etc), nothing happens. Why is this, and how can I get a key combo for the default system emoji menu to work? I have tried ...
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Replace Gnome Terminal with Tilix in Nautilus

I want to use Tilix instead of Gnome Terminal because Gnome Terminal has so many bugs that bother me and that just don't get fixed. I already figured out that I can make Nautilus give me an option to ...
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PCmanFM - How can I remove an entry from the context menu?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04. When clicking right on a file the context menu of the file manager opens up. The file manager is PCmanFM, a great tool. I would like to remove programs from the list of ...
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How do I add a refresh option in the right click menu in Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to add instructions in How do I add a refresh option in the right click menu in Ubuntu 16.04? at ubuntu 16.04 but it doesn't work for ubuntu 18.04 bionic.
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Clickable link + popup menu

Is it possible to have a clickable link, in my PS1, that opens a pop-up menu or something similar? My scenario I've personalized my .bashrc, to show my PS1 as user@machine: path #/$ and if I'm ...
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How to get terminator to context menu in 18.04

While using previous LTS 16.xx I did have terminator in Nautilus context (right click) menu "Open with terminator" per steps done with nautilus-actions-config-tool. Anyway after update to 18.04 ...
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How to change the white colour of the 'Move to Trash' option in context menu to red?

Linux Mint displays the 'delete' option in the context menu with a red icon color. I want to change the color of the corresponding menu item in my Ubuntu 16.04 system. I would like to know where the ...
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Can't find my other drives after installing over Windows [duplicate]

I replaced my Windows OS with Ubuntu. After a successful installation I can not find my other drives ( i.e. D, E, F, G ) and their contents in Ubuntu. Is it erased? I was not aware of that. Is there ...
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ubuntu : right click is acting as left click on context menu

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I right-click an option in a context-menu, it gets selected (as if I left-click it), it is too easy to accidentally select the first context-menu option, I have read ...
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In Ubuntu 17.10, how can I add entries to the right click context menu, like "open in terminal"?

After updating to Ubuntu 17.10 my mouse right-click pop up menu is minimal. This is after logging in using Ubuntu Xorg (see image) How do I go about adding more entries, in particular, Open Terminal?...